Fall 2019

Fridays 1:00-2:00pm in the EPI Library (Kresge 907)

The Fall 2019 PGSG Seminar Series will be held on the following Fridays at 1:00 PM in the Epi Library (Kresge 907).

If you would like to see more information on topics from previous years, please visit our Past PGSG Seminars page.


Exploring the impact of phenotype heterogeneity on genetic discovery

Jacob Taylor
Stanley Center for Psychiatric Research, Broad Institute
October 4, 2019


ASHG Practice Talks

Huwenbo Shi
Jack Hu
Omer Weissbrod
Postdoctoral Fellows
Department of Epidemiology
October 11, 2019


Combining polygenic risk scores and family history of disease to increase prediction accuracy 

Margaux Hujoel
Ph.D. Candidate
Department of Biostatistics
October 25, 2019


Estimating the autocorrelation of causal minor allele effect sizes as a function of genomic distance

Armin Schoech
Ph.D. Candidate in Systems, Synthetic, and Quantitative Biology
Harvard Medical School
November 1, 2019


Optimal strategies for linking disease-associated SNPs to genes

Steven Gazal
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
December 6, 2019


Progress and next steps in parsing the genetics of autism

Celia van der Merwe & Caitlin Carey
Postdoctoral Associates
Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
December 13, 2019


Improved lipidomic profile mediates the effects of adherence to healthy lifestyles on coronary heart disease

Jiahui Si
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Epidemiology
December 20, 2019


See Spring 2019 Seminars here.